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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 50' North, Longitude: 150° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.29 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.0"1002.71 miwest0° 11' 04.5"12.68 minorth1002.68 mi
24 hours11° 17' 48.3"779.66 mieast4° 16' 37.2"293.90 minorth830.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 10:50 AM803 km499 miles434 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 10:50 AM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteMon 10:50 AM2365 km1470 miles1277 nmSouth S
FakaofoTue 9:50 AM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 8:50 AM2931 km1821 miles1582 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 10:50 AM2956 km1837 miles1596 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaTue 9:50 AM3066 km1905 miles1655 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiMon 9:50 AM3315 km2060 miles1790 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 8:50 AM3641 km2262 miles1966 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaTue 9:50 AM3868 km2404 miles2089 nmSouthwest SW
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